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About Frank Gifford
Gifford was an NFL Hall of Famer who spent his 12 years playing career with the New York Giants. Following his retirement as a player, he became a commentator under ABC's live broadcast dubbed “Monday Night Football”, where he spent the next twenty-seven years.
His father, Weldon Gifford worked as an oil driller, while his mother is Lola Hawkins. His siblings were Winona, Waine, and actress, Frances Gifford. His wife was American presenter, singer and author, Kathie Gifford. His children were Jeff, Kyle, Victoria, Cassidy, and Cody Gifford.
In 1956, he won the NFL Championship, and the NFL Most Valuable Player. He was named the NFL Comeback Player of the Year in 1962.
He was inducted into the NSMA Hall of Fame in 2017 and was initiated into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1977. His name was included in the Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame in 2012.
At the Primetime Emmy Awards, his work on "NFL Monday Night Football" earned him nominations for the "Outstanding Sports Personality" (1976) and "Outstanding Achievement in Sports Programming" (1974).
Gifford stands at a height of 6 ft 1 in.
He was a dedicated Christian.
He attended Bakersfield High School in Bakersfield, California; and the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California.
After having fulfilled a colorful career, he died of natural causes in 2015, at the age of 84.
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Famous quotes by Frank Gifford
Gray skies are just clouds passing over.Frank Gifford
Pro football is like nuclear warfare. There are no winners, only survivors.Frank Gifford
F.A.Q. about Frank Gifford
When is his birthday?
Frank Gifford's birthday is on August 16, 1930.
In how many days is his birthday?
Frank's birthday is in 15 days
How old was Frank when he died?
He was 84 years old.
When did he die?
He died in August 9, 2015.
How old would he be today?
Frank Gifford would be 90 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Frank from?
He was born in Santa Monica, California, U.S..
Frank Gifford's Popularity
Frank Gifford was a famous American football player and sportscaster, who was born on August 16, 1930. As a person born on this date, Frank Gifford is listed in our database as the 55th most popular celebrity for the day (August 16) and the 38th most popular for the year (1930).
People born on August 16 fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion. Frank Gifford is the 1429th most popular Leo.
Aside from information specific to Frank Gifford's birthday, Frank Gifford is the 8229th most famous American and ranks 40th in famous people born in Santa Monica, California, U.S.
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